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Title:America's Central Port District
Website:http://www.tricityport.com
Contact Name:Dennis Wilmsmeyer
Contact Title:Executive Director, Tri-City Regional Port District
Contact Phone:618.452.8439
Contact E-Mail:dwilmsmeyer@tricityport.com
Function:The Board governs the port district which promotes industrial, commercial, and transportation activities in Madison and Jersey Counties. It may acquire, own, construct, lease, operate, and maintain terminals, port facilities, public airports. It may also organize export trading companies.
Term:3 years and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Residents of district with no private financial interest in district business.
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:9 members: 6 appointed by the Governor; 1 appointed by Mayor of Venice; 1 appointed by Mayor of Madison; 1 appointed by Mayor of Granite City.
Chair:Elected by the board
Authority:70 ILCS 1860

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Echols, TyroneMayor of VeniceChair, MemberMadison
Hagnauer, Ed5/31/201710/31/2012GovernorMemberMadison
Hamm III, John Mayor of MadisonMemberMadison
Shipley, Robert5/31/20165/19/2011GovernorMemberMadison
Signall, Steven5/31/20162/8/2008GovernorMemberMadison
Thompson, Thomas5/31/20191/11/2015GovernorMemberNone
VACANT5/31/2017GovernorMemberMadison
VACANTMayor of Granite CityMemberNone
Walker, Brant5/31/20171/11/2015GovernorMemberNone